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Asst. Trade Rep joins roundtable with Pak-US Entrepreneurs

ISLAMABAD: US Embassy Chargé d’affaires Angela P. Aggeler hosted a roundtable bringing together leaders of major US and Pakistani businesses with Assistant US Trade Representative (AUSTR) for South and Central Asia Christopher Wilson.

Chargé d’affaires Aggeler highlighted the importance of strengthening the US-Pakistani economic relationship. “For years, the United States has been Pakistan’s largest export market and one of Pakistan’s largest sources of foreign investment. The roundtable with AUSTR Wilson allowed us to discuss Pakistan’s business climate and brainstorm ways to strengthen our economic and commercial ties.”

Wilson shared USTR’s perspectives on trade and investment, including the challenges and opportunities to expand U.S.-Pakistani commerce. Private sector participants shared their views on Pakistan’s business climate and their desire to expand commerce.

Assistant USTR Christopher Wilson noted: “I appreciated the opportunity to hear directly from Pakistan’s business community about their aspirations for US-Pakistan trade relations, and to convey a summary of the US government’s policy priorities as we seek to strengthen commercial ties and Pakistan’s business climate.”

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M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.